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Puntland forces kill over 20 ISIS fighters in operation
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Puntland forces kill over 20 ISIS fighters in operation

Puntland security forces have killed ISIS fighters and wounded several others in an operation the northeastern federal state in the past 24 hours. According to the security forces, they destroyed an ISIS base during security operations in the Al-Miskaat Mountains and killed 24 ISIS fighters. ''Puntland Security Force (PSF) troops also intercepted two vehicles loaded with explosive materials which ISIS members were planning to use in terror attacks to harm innocent civilians in Somalia,'' they said in a statement. ''Puntland security forces successfully detonated these harmful materials at a safe location,'' ISIS Somalia is led by Abdulkadir Mumin who is the founder. The group has its headquarters in Galgala mountains in Bari region but has made headways into southern Somalia.